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, a former nato ambassador said, we need the u.s. to come back in because you guys have more money, you have more of this weaponry and pleaps sitting there already paid for. that's probably where the biggest crunch will come. gwen: we'll be watching for all of this. i get the feeling we'll be talking about libya and syria and yemen for the next several weeks. thank you all very much. the conversation ends here, but it continues online. check out the "washington week" webcast extra for more. really good stuff. you can find us at pbs.org. and keep up with daily developments over at the pbs "newshour," on air and online. well see you right here, around the table, next week on "washington week." good night. gwen: down load our weekly podcast and take us with you. it's the "washington week" podcast at "washington week" online at pbs.org. >> funding for "washington week" is provided by -- >> this rock has never stood still. since 1875, we've been there for our clients through good times and bad. when their needs changed, we were there to meet them. through the years, from insurance to investment m
that will cost us billions of dollars. >> first anniversary of the health-care law. >> a year later, it looks worse than it did then and that is saying something. >> i may be 5'2" and wearing a yellow suit but i am one tough lady. >> we the people will take back our government. >> and what is going on at reagan national airport? >> the tower is apparently unmanned. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> they are not exactly pen ls, but house speaker john boehner wrote a letter to president obama. he has questions, he said, about the american role in libya, our strategy there, the cost, the operation, gaddafi, whether he stays or goes. all these concerns point to a fundamental question -- what is our benchmark for success in libya? how'd you think the president would answer that, evan? >> i wish heheould tell us. i often wonder if obama knows. maybe he doesn't have an answer. basically, our policy is to get rid of gaddafi, because if we don't, he is going to attack the united states. this is a scary, a crazy guy. i worry about domestic terrorism if we don't get ri
the use of all necessary measures to protect citizens in libya. here is susan rice, our u.n. ambassador. >> the security council has authorized the use of force, including enforcement of a no- fly zone, to protect civilians and civilian areas targeted by colonel gaddafi, his intelligence and security forces, and his mercenaries. >> after the u.n. vote, the foreign minister said that the country was declaring an immediate ceasefire and halting military operations. after that, oil prices dropped. meanwhile, the no-fly zone. what about gaddafi's text and artillery? is this too little too late? give it our involvement in iraq and afghanistan, the stepping into this at all, charles? >> it is late, and you have to be serious and hard and early. happening now, what we have produced is a stalemate. for the future we're going to have to protect the rebels. it is going to be an ongoing and long operation, unfortunately. >> mark? >> "the consequences of war or tire and the sacrifices are immeasurable." those are the words of senator barack obama in 2002. i hope if we go in that there will be a con
for success in libya? how'd you think the president would answer that, evan? >> i wish he would tell us. i often wonder if obama knows. maybe he doesn't have an answer. basically, our policy is to get rid of gaddafi, because if we don't, he is going to attack the united states. this is a scary, a crazy guy. i worry about domestic terrorism if we don't get rid of them. obama has never expressed that. sort of. who knows? >> any idea, nina? >> i guess i am not any clearer than evan is. this seems to me like the first president bush's first war in iraq. we were not sure exactly what our goal -- our stated goal was to shove them back -- >> get him out of kuwait. >> there were lots of questions about whether we should of gotten rid of saddam hussein 100 that is where we are today. can we live with a divided and libya with a no-fly zone? >> colby? >> i'm not having as much difficulty understanding this, whether you agree with it or not. the objective is to stop gaddafi from killing his own people. air superiority, aircraft back on the ground, protecting the civilian population. i think they have
. the u.n. authorized the use of all necessary measures to protect civilians in libya. here is susan rice, our u.n. ambassador. >> the security council has authorized the use of force, including enforcement of the no fly zone, to protect civilians and a civilian areas targeted by colonel gaddafi, his intelligence and security forces, and his mercenaries. >> shortly after, the u.n. foreign ministers said the countries declaring an immediate cease-fire and halted all military operations. right after that, oil prices dropped. meanwhile, the no-fly zone. what about gaddafi's tanks and artillery? is this too little too late, and given our involvement in afghanistan and iraq, should we be stepping into this at all, charles? >> it is late, and if you are going to strike, you have to strike hard and is serious and early. happening now, what we have produced is a stalemate, and now for the future, we are going to have to protect the rebels. it is going to be an ongoing and a long operation, unfortunately. >> mark? >> the consequences of war are dairen at sacrifices in measurable. those are the --
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